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Created on May 22, 2010, 3:50:08 AM
package com.dmurph.mvc.model;

Daniel Murphy
public abstract class AbstractDirtyableModel extends AbstractModel implements IDirtyableICloneable {
	private boolean dirty = false;

If the model is "dirty", or changed since last save.

	public boolean isDirty(){
		return ;

Call this every time a value is set so that the dirty value can be updated. As soon as this is called with true, then the object will be dirty.
	protected void updateDirty(boolean argIsDirty){
		 =  || argIsDirty;

	public boolean setDirty(boolean argDirty){
		boolean oldDirty = ;
		if( == argDirty){
			return ;
		 = argDirty;
		return oldDirty;

Reverts to clean state, gets rid of changes.

	public boolean revert(){
		boolean oldDirty = ;
		 = false;
		return oldDirty;

Revert the model to the clean values.
	protected abstract void revertModel();

Save the clean values from the working/dirty values
	protected abstract void cleanModel();

	public abstract ICloneable clone();
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